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    Sale 5395

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of the Late J.S.Goddard, removed from Camp Hill, Baldwin Estate, Staffordshire

    20 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 18

    A PAIR OF NYMPHENBURG WHITE PORCELAIN FIGURES OF HARLEKIN AND HARLEKINE

    20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED AND INCISED MARKS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF NYMPHENBURG WHITE PORCELAIN FIGURES OF HARLEKIN AND HARLEKINE
    20TH CENTURY, IMPRESSED AND INCISED MARKS
    Modelled after the originals by F. A. Bustelli, in theatrical costume, on 'c' scroll moulded bases
    8 in. (20.2 cm.) high (2)


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    Franz Anton Bustelli became modellmeister of the Nymphenburg factory in 1754 and retained the position until his death in 1763. His magnificent series of figures based on the Italian comedy are the most important expression of the Rococo style in German porcelain.

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